This week marks the one-year anniversary of the QASH ICO. What a journey it has been. Quoine has grown tremendously over the last year and while much has changed across the cryptocurrency landscape, in reality the intrinsic value and disruptive technology are just as strong as ever. Crypto is going through a hype curve, common with any new emerging industry, and we are at the forefront of driving change from within.
I would like to take this opportunity to personally reflect on the last year and to take a glimpse into what the future holds for Liquid, QASH and Quoine.
The QASH ICO was in November 2017, but preparations started long before that. The team worked tirelessly to make it happen. Even today, I am still overwhelmed by the outstanding success of the QASH ICO, which went beyond our wildest dreams. We raised more than USD105 million to build Liquid and provide a place for QASH to run free.
Our supporters and investors who believed in our vision put their faith and money in us. While the road has been rocky, we are well on course to make those people proud and to deliver a cryptocurrency platform that will exceed expectations. To everyone who has supported us on this journey, I am extremely grateful and thank you from the bottom of my heart.
I know that at times this past year we haven’t been able to provide you with the kind of news or updates that you would have liked to read, but I do see your feedback and comments and I do understand your concerns. Even at times when it looks like we are staying quiet and not much is happening, there are 300 people working feverishly to make Liquid the platform we have always envisioned.
We have lofty goals and I’m sure at times it can appear as if we’re aiming too high, but with Liquid, we are not simply building just another crypto exchange. Some of you I know have become impatient for more results and successes, but I would ask you to recall the excitement that surrounded our ICO las...